Welcome to the Wildcat’s
Home Page - Rockford, Illinois' Youth Cross Country Team

The Wildcats is a Youth Cross Country Team that started running in 1997. The program is designed to let kids have fun while learning about running. The ages of our runners range from 5-18. The program is open to all who might be interested in running. We compete in a series of cross-country meets during the fall, beginning in early October. The Wildcats host a meet on October 25, 2014, which is open to all youth runners. The Wildcats are a part of the Rockford Road Runners, a Road Runners Club of America organization member club. Rockford Wildcats are also affiliated with AAU and USA Track and Field.







Meets & Races

 Practice Schedule Locations & Times

How to Join & Release Form

Wildcat SmugMug Photo Galleries


Contact Us

Running   Links & More

Frequently Asked Questions

Meet Results 1997-2014

Rockford Road Runners


Running Quotes & Inspiration

Wildcat  Scholarship Application

Wildcat X-C Handbook


Be a Wildcat start running today! Practice schedule below.






Wildcats 18th Annual Youth Cross Country Meet & Adult Open 3k  Sat. Oct. 25 – 2014

Youth Races   -  Adult Open

Meet Photos

Many thanks to all who ran best of luck in all

of the post seasons meets you run!






Wildcat Mission Statement

We will provide all youth with the opportunity to
reach personal goals, be a leader, practice good
sportsmanship and learn respect for self and others.



  • Wildcats will be positive role models.
  • Wildcats value each runner and the efforts they are making.
  • Wildcats realize that each runner has different talents, abilities and goals.
  • Wildcats measure success by effort and personal satisfaction rather than place or time.
  • Wildcats value the relationships made and the fun shared by all kids who are team members.




Wildcats 18th year of running


What do you need to run?


A completed & signed release >>> FORM (bring to practice)


“A pair of running shoes and a desire to run.”




Wildcats  2014 Fall Session

 Be sure to bring a signed 2014 release FORM  to your first practice of the season.

 New runners may join at any of our practices with a signed release form.

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Tues. Nov. 11


River Path

Thurs. Nov. 13


River Path

Friday Nov. 14


Wildcat Awards Banquet


Sign up at practice or email

Mon. Nov. 17


River Path

Tues. Nov. 18


River Path

Thurs. Nov. 20


River Path

Mon. Nov. 24


River Path

Tues. Nov. 25


River Path

Fri. Nov. 28


Sinnissippi Park – Meet near golf course club house

Mon. Dec. 1


River Path

Wed. Dec.3


River Path – Last Practice of the Year

Thurs. Dec.4


Depart for AAU Nationals  X-C Meet

Sat.. Dec.6


AAU Nationals  X-C Meet  - Lawrence KS

Thanks to all for Great Year Wildcats start running again in March 2015.







Go Wildcats !!!




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